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a nuclear reactor in syria, until israel showed the white house pictures and bombed it. two years later, the north built a sprawling nuclear plant undetected. the danger now, not knowing what the new leadership will do. >> he'll need to show something. he needs to show a very skeptical public that he's in charge. and one of the time honored ways that's done in north korea is what we would definitely consider a provocation. >> reporter: tonight, senior u.s. officials defend the work of the cia saying, the key point is not marking the exact moment the dictator dies, but having a solid framework to assess what might come next. that, of course, is the next test. brian? >> andrea mitchell on the period of uncertainty that arrived this weekend on the news. andrea, thanks. >>> meanwhile, in syria, where most journalists are banned from covering what's going on there, new amateur video has surfaced claiming to show some of this week's bloody clashes between protesters and government forces. in damascus and elsewhere, more than 150 people are reported dead in the last two days alone. arab league
's exclusive guest sunday morning on "meet the press." >>> overseas now to syria which today saw one of the largest demonstrations there in months. it's been a year of uprisings and violent crackdowns across the region, but the crisis in syria continues without let-up. today, dozens more were killed. nbc's ayman mohyeldin has our report from neighboring jordan. >> reporter: nine months into the syrian uprising, hundreds of thousands of syrians took to the streets today, protesting a regime that shows no signs of backing down. in this year of the arab spring a wave of change that toppled hosni mubarak of egypt and moammar gadhafi of libya. bashar al asad of syria has so far managed to hold on to power. the cost, more than 5,000 lives since march with more killed each day, even as many soldiers defect and the uprising lurches toward civil war. nothing has slowed down the carnage. not even the presence of arab league observers. their job, to ensure the asad regime's compliance is an agreement aimed at ending the crackdown. while the syrian government has allowed the arab league observer
of syria. arab league observers have arnsed and will try witnessing the uprising and also the government crackdown first hand. what are they finding? >> it's very troubling so far to u.s. officials because the arab league monitors have been on the ground for two days and they have not pushed back against restrictions that the regime has imposed on their inspections, and these are the first outside monitors that syria has permitted in. they have blocked their access to key areas where atrosities are reported. the u.s. is withholding any formal criticism because they hope this mission can succeed. in these two days the monitors have not gotten in and activists are reporting six more killings and opposition leaders are calling this arab league effort a farce. lester. >> andrea mitchell, thanks. >>> important health news tonight about the fight against ovarian cancer, which kills more than 15,000 american women each year. two studies out tonight show that avastin, a drug already approved for other cancers but is also controversial, could help women buy more time in the battle with this deadl
-opening the monument to the public. overseas tonight in syria, dozens of people killed in twin car bombings outside the headquarters of the intelligence agency in damascus. the attacks are the first of their kind in the syrian capitol since the start of the uprising against president bashar al asad earlier this year. >>> now to cairo where thousands of egyptians have been rallying in tahrir square today they are denouncing military violence against protesters, many of whom were women. at least 17 people have been killed in violent clashes h this week. nbc's ayman mohyeldin is in cairo tonight with the lates good evening. >> reporter: good evening, kate. the street of public opinion could not be any wider. today it was on display just miles away from each other. behind me today in tahrir square, the number reaching close to 25,000. the prodemocracy activists supporting calls for the military to step down from power and to hand over power to an elected government as quickly as possible. they feel the military has exhausted its mandate and is unable or unfit to control more. across the street a short
of the country. >>> in syria, at least 20 people are reported dead after coming under attack by government troops. this hours after monitoring teams from the arab league are set to arrive in damascus. >>> tonight there is a storm brewing in israel. it has to do with seating on public buses and women being told by men where they can and cannot sit. until one woman refused to move. it may remind folks of a woman who took a stand in this country more than 50 years ago. we get the story from nbc's martin fletcher. >> reporter: tanya rosinblit, the new poster child for women's rights. an orthodox jew said, you're a woman. go sit at the back of the bus. israel's rosa parks moment. "no," tanya said. >> if i were to go to the back of the bus i would be humiliating myself. >> reporter: a photo shows what happened next. a man threatening the bus, the threatening crowd. >> i was the only woman there. >> reporter: a policeman who came to help. after 30 minutes tanya won and kept her seat. then -- her story took off. the head of the opposition led a march to parliament. >> it's not only about women. it's abou
danny chen to take his own life. >>> with more citizen video coming out of syria these days during a very bloody week, the obama administration is using very strong language about what is happening there, accusing president asad's government of mowing down its own citizens. more than 200 are now dead there it's believed since monday. >>> we'll take a break. up next as we continue on a wednesday night, on the ground in afghanistan with americans in uniform and some of them are now openly gay. many said that would never work, but were they right? >>> later, the outpouring of support and help since our story aired about a woman whose idea is making a difference for people and their pets who are all trying to survive these hard times. >>> tomorrow will mark one year to the day that president obama signed the repeal of the u.s. military policy known as don't ask, don't tell, banning openly gay and lesbian service members. just today a sign of the times. two women shared the traditional first kiss after the u.s.s. oak hills returned to home port in virginia. sailors and their families bu
. >>> with more citizen video coming out of syria these days during a very bloody week, the obama administration is using very strong language about what is happening there, accusing president asad's government of mowing down its own citizens. more than 200 are now dead there it's believed since monday. >>> we'll take a break. up next as we continue on a wednesday night, with americans in uniform in afghanistan and some are now openly gay. many said that would never work, but were they right? >>> later, the outpouring of support and help since our story aired about a woman whose idea is making a difference for people and their pets who are all trying to survive these hard times. all trying to survive these hard times. i take an omega for my heart. but to be honest, i find the omega choices overwhelming. which one is right for me? then i found new pronutrients omega-3. it's from centrum, a name i trust. it goes beyond my heart to support my brain and eyes too. and these ultra-concentrated minigels are much smaller than many others. it's part of a whole new line of supplements. there's probiotic a
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